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June 9th, 2009

By germanifa01 - June 9th, 2009, 17:48, Category: General



Baltimore Sun

C! oastal bays are degrading
Baltimore Sun, United States
A first-ever report card issued Monday by the Maryland Coastal Bays Program and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science gives a C-plus to the string of fragile lagoons separating Ocean City from the mainland. ...
COASTAL BAYS MD coastal bays get C grade WMDT
County is undermining checks on growth Bethany Beach Wave
Report card gives Md. coastal bays a C+ Baltimore Sun
Baltimore Sun
all 12 news articles
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UN environmental chief urges global ban on plastic bags
Kansas City Star, MO
By GRACE CHUNG Single-use plastic bags, a staple of American life, have got to go, the United Nations' top environmental official said Monday. Although recycling bags is on the rise in the United States, an estimated 90 billion thin bags a year, ...
UN Environmental Chief Urges World Ban On Plastic Bags MyStateline.com
UN Official Calls for Worldwide Ban on Plastic Bags FOXNews
McClatchy-Tribune News Service Newsday
San Diego 6 - Casual Living
all 51 news articles
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Metso's Eloranta urges Finns to collaborate internationally in ...
Market Wire (press release)
Funding for Finnish environmental technology development is available from a variety of sources. Such funding is necessary because developing, testing and commercializing new technologies is a slow and expensive process. ...
Metso and UPM develop biomass based bio-oil production SYS-CON Media (press relea! se)
all 27 news articles
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! Chicagoist

Exelon: No public threat from Ill. tritium leak
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency's limit for drinking water is 20000 picocuries per liter. But there was no public safety threat because the contaminated water did not appear to have left the plant, officials said in a written statement. ...
Tritium leak discovered at Dresden Morris Daily Herald
Exelon still looking for leak's cause Joliet Herald News
Dresden atomic plant investigates leak United Press International
SmartBrief - The Associated Press
all 183 news articles
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Luke Cole - environmental justice lawyer - dies
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Luke Cole, a San Francisco attorney who was one of the pioneers in the field of environmental justice - filing lawsuits for poor plaintiffs or people of color whose communities were being ravaged by corporate polluters - died in a head-on car crash ...
Pioneering Environmental Justice Lawyer Dies in Uganda Car Crash ABA Journal
Luke Cole, RIP; environmental lawyer and birder Daily Kos
The PM Roundup: Remembering Luke Cole, More . . . Wall Street Journal Blogs
Daily Kos - Daily Kos
all 6 news articles
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Business fined for environmental issues
Republican Eagle, MN
For the second time in two years, a Goodhue Township business has been fined for alleged environmental violations. For the second time in two years, a Goodhue Township business has been fined for alleged environmental violations. ...
Goodhue County Fined For Environmental Violations KEYC
all 3 news articles
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By germanifa01 - June 9th, 2009, 10:02, Category: General



BP Products Refinery Sued for Violating Texas Environmental Laws
Attorney at Law
“This enforcement action holds BP accountable for failing to comply with environmental, health and safety laws that are intended to protect Texans from harm.” Sloppy maintenance of the facility and substandard operating practices are blamed for ...
BP reports Texas City gasoline unit upset -filing Reuters
BP Reports Flaring At Texas City Refinery Gasoline Unit NASDAQ
Attorney General files suit agains! t BP in Houston Fort Wor! th Business Press
Southeast Texas Record
all 16 news articles
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By germanifa01 - June 9th, 2009, 9:14, Category: General



Chicagoist

Exelon: No public threat from Ill. tritium leak
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency's limit for drinking water is 20000 picocuries per liter. But there was no public safety threat because the contaminated water did not appear to have left the plant, officials said in a written statement. ...
Tritium leak discovered at Dresden Morris Daily Herald
Exelon: No worry! over Dresden tritium leak Joliet Herald News
Dresden atomic plant investigates leak United Press International
WQAD - WANDall 181 news articles
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KCBS

Calif. law linking land use, greenhouse gas emissions passes court ...
New York Times, United States
Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Barbara Zuniga tossed out an environmental impact report Friday for a proposed Chevron Corp. refinery expansion in Richmond, Calif., saying the analysis failed to account for the project's greenhouse gas ...
Judge Disallows Environmental Review of Chevron Refinery Expansion Environment News Service
Judge deals setback to Chevron refinery plan San Francisco Chronicle
Environmentalists Claim Major Victory in Chevron Decision KCBS
CBS 5
all 7 news articles
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DigitalJournal.com

More Than Just The Tailpipe: Calculating The True Environmental ...
Science Daily (press release)
Published in IOP Publishing's Environmental Research Letters, researchers from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a framework to help us calculate th! e true environmental cost of ...
Green Transport Not Always So Green LiveScience.com
Entire Life Cycle of Vehicles Impact Environment Ivanhoe
Research: Airliners can be more eco-friendly than trains Register

all 13 news articles
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By germanifa01 - June 9th, 2009, 8:14, Category: General



KCBS

Calif. law linking land use, greenhouse gas emissions passes court ...
New York Times, United States
Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Barbara Zuniga tossed out an environmental impact report Friday for a proposed Chevron Corp. refinery expansion in Richmond, Calif., saying the analysis failed to account for the project's greenhouse gas ...
Judge Disallows Environmental Review of Chevron Refinery Expansion Environment News Service
Environmentalists Claim Major Victory in Chevron Decision KCBS
RICHMOND: COURT REJECTS ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT ON CHEVRON REFINERY ... CBS 5
all 6 news articles
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Environmental groups back wind farm
Richmond Times Dispatch, VA
By Peter Bacque A coalition of environmental groups opposed to Dominion Resources Inc.'s coal-fired power plant in Wise County said they support the utility company's proposal for a wind farm in the county. Richmond-based Dominion and BP Wind Energy ...
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Poconos/New York passenger train clears environmental hurdle
Allentown Morning Call, PA
A long-standing effort to resurrect passenger rail service between the Poconos and New York City got a boost Monday with the announcement that the project had received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency. The critical EPA designation ...
Regional rail plan on slow track Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Pocono rail link clears EPA hurdle PoconoNews.net
Breaking News: Specter, Casey announce I-81 ! project funding ... Citize! ns Voice
all 7 news articles
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C! hicagoist

Exelon: No public threat from Ill. tritium leak
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency's limit for drinking water is 20000 picocuries per liter. But there was no public safety threat because the contaminated water did not appear to have left the plant, officials said in a written statement. ...
Tritium leak discovered at Dresden Morris Daily Herald
Exelon: No worry over Dresden tritium leak Joliet Herald News
Dresden atomic plant investigates leak United Press International
Asbury Park Press - WQAD
all 181 news articles
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UN environmental chief urges global ban on plastic bags
Kansas City Star, MO
By GRACE CHUNG Single-use plastic bags, a staple of American life, have got to go, the United Nations' top environmental official said Monday. Although recycling bags is on the rise in the United States, an estimated 90 billion thin bags a year, ...
Effort to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags San Diego 6
McClatchy-Tribune News Service Newsday
Free Marketing As You Help The Environment Casual Living
all 38 news articles
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DigitalJournal.com

Mo! re Than Just The Tailpipe: Calculating The True Environmental ...
Science Daily (press release)
Published in IOP Publishing's Environmental Research Letters, researchers from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a framework to help us calculate the true environmental cost of ...
Entire Life Cycle of Vehicles Impact Environment Ivanhoe
Research: Airliners can be more eco-friendly than trains Register
all 12 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 9th, 2009, 4:02, Category: General



UN environmental chief urges global ban on plastic bags
Kansas City Star, MO
By GRACE CHUNG Single-use plastic bags, a staple of American life, have got to go, the United Nations' top environmental official said Monday. Although recycling bags is on the rise in the United States, an estimated 90 billion thin bags a year, ...
Effort to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags San Diego 6
Free Marketing As You Help The Environment Casual Living
all 32 news articles
Read More....


BP Products Refinery Sued for Violating Texas Environmental Laws
Attorney at Law
“This enforcement action holds BP accountable for failing to comply with environmental, health and safety laws that are intended to protect Texans from harm.” Sloppy maintenance of the facility and substandard operating practices are blamed for ...
BP reports Texas City gasoline unit upset -filing Reuters
BP Reports Flaring At Texas City Refinery Gasoline Unit NASDAQ
Attorney General files suit against BP in Houston Fort Worth Business Press
Southeast Texas Record
all 16 news articles
Read More....


KCBS

Calif. law linking land use, greenhouse gas emissions passes court ...
New York Times, United States
Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Barbara Zuniga tossed out an environmental impact report Friday for a proposed Chevron Corp. r! efinery expansion in Richmond, Calif., saying the analysis failed to account for the project's greenhouse gas ...
RICHMOND: COURT REJECTS ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT ON CHEVRON REFINERY ... CBS 5
Judge Disallows Environmental Review of Chevron Refinery Expansion Environment News Service
Environmentalists Claim Major Victory in Chevron Decision KCBS
all 5 news articles
Read More....


Environment News Service

On World Oceans Day, survey shows strong support by Americans
The Salinas Californian, CA
On World Oceans Day 2009, data from a sweeping new national environmental survey reveal that Americans are concerned ab! out the health of the ocean and are ready to take personal action to make a difference. "America, the Ocean, and Climate Change: New ...
Video: Celebrating World Oceans Day KSBW
Plastics, cigaret! tes, food packaging littering the world's oceans USA Today
United Nations warns of untold damage to seas on first World ... Xinhua
Naples Daily News - CNN
all 76 news articles
Read More....


How green are the airline industry&#! 39;s environmental promises?
guardian.co.uk, UK
As one of the most visible targets of environmental campaigning and activism, the aviation industry is keen to show that it is taking action to cut its carbon emissions. Speaking at the annual general meeting of the industry's trade body, IATA, ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 9th, 2009, 3:02, Category: General



The Tech Herald

Environmental group sues EPA over air pollution in West
The Tech Herald, IN
by Rich Bowden - Jun 8 2009, 06:26 US environmental group WildEarth Guardians has sued the country's chief environmental organisation, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), contending the agency has failed in its duty to "...limit interstate ...
EPA sued over claims of air pollution in West guardian.co.uk
Stop the EPA from Hijacking the Economy Heritage.org
EPA to host meeting on school air quality study WXVT
South Carolina Now
all 17 news art! icles
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BP Products Refinery Sued for Violating Texas Environmental Laws
Attorney at Law
“This enforcement action holds BP accountable for failing to co! mply with environmental, health and safety laws that are intende! d to protect Texans from harm.” Sloppy maintenance of the facility and substandard operating practices are blamed for ...
BP reports Texas City gasoline unit upset -filing Reuters
BP Reports Flaring At Texas City Refinery Gasoline Unit NASDAQ
Attorney General files suit against BP in Houston Fort Worth Business Press
Southeast Texas Record
all 16 news articles
Read More....


UN environmental chief urges global ban on plastic bags
Kansas City Star, MO
By GRACE CHUNG Single-use plastic bags, a staple of American life, have got to go, the United Nations' top environmental official said Monday. Although recycling bags is on the rise in the United States, an estimated 90 billion thin bags a year, ...
Effort to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags San Diego 6
Free Marketing As You Help The Environment Casual Living
Ban on plastic bags far from in the bag China.org.cn
all 32 news articles
Read More....


BBC News

!
Deaths in environmental conflict
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The history of Latin America is one instance after another of a foreign power coming in and taking resources away from indigenous groups. Once it was gold, now it's oil. Just this weekend, at least 13 people (and possibly as many as 100) were killed ...
50 Days of Protest and One Massacre in the Peruvian Amazon Upside Down World
all 963 news articles
Read More....


Poconos/New York passenger train clears environmental hurdle
Allentown Morning Call, PA
A long-standing effort to res! urrect passenger rail service between the Poconos and New York City got a boost Monday with the announcement that the project had received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency. The critical EPA designation ...
Breaking News: Specter, Casey announce I-81 project funding ... Citizens Voice
all 4 news articles
Read More....


How green are the airline industry's environmental promises?
guardian.co.uk, UK
As one of the most visible targets of environmental campaigning and activism, the aviation industry is keen to show that it is taking action to cut its carbon emissions. Speaking at the annual general meeting of the industry's trade body, IATA, ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 9th, 2009, 2:03, Category: General



Poconos/New York passenger train clears environmental hurdle
Allentown Morning Call, PA
A long-standing effort to resurrect passenger rail service between the Poconos and New York City got a boost Monday with the announcement that the project had received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency. The critical EPA designation ...
Breaking News: Specter, Casey announce I-81 project funding ... Citizens Voice
all 4 news articles
Read More....


BBC News

Deaths in environmental conflict
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The history of Latin America is one instance after another of a foreign power coming in and taking resources away from indigenous groups. Once it was gold, now it's oil. Just this weekend, at least 13 people (and possibly as many as 100)! were killed ...
50 Days of Protest and One Massacre in the Peruvian Amazon Upside Down World
all 951 news articles
Read More....


How green are the airline industry's environmental promises?
guardian.co.uk, UK
As one of the most visible targets of environmental campaigning and activism, the aviation industry is keen to show that it is taking action to cut its carbon emissions. Speaking at the annual general meeting of the industry's trade body, IATA, ...
Read More....


DigitalJournal.com

More Than Just The Tailpipe: Calculating The True Environmental ...
Science Daily (press release)
Publi! shed in IOP Publishing's Environmental Research Letters, res! earchers from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a framework to help us calculate the true environmental cost of ...
Research: Airliners can be more eco-friendly than trains Register
all 10 news articles
Read More....


BP Products Refinery Sued for Violating Texas Environmental Laws
Attorney at Law
“This enforcement action holds BP accountable for failing to comply with environmental, health and safety laws that are intended to protect Texans from harm.” Sloppy maintenance of the facility and substandard operating practices are blamed for ...
BP reports Texas City gasoline unit upset -filing Reuters
BP Reports Flaring At Texas City Refinery Gasoline Unit NASDAQ
Attorney General files suit against BP in Houston Fort Worth Business Press!
Southeast Texas Record
all 16 news articles
Read More....


Chicagoist

Exelon: No public threat from Ill. tritium leak
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency's limit for drinking water is 20000 picocuries per liter. But there was no public safety threa! t because the contaminated water did not appear to have left the plant, officials said in a written statement. ...
Tritium leak discovered at Dresden Morris Daily Herald
Exelon: No worry over Dresden tritium leak Joliet Herald News
Dresden atomic plant investigates leak United Press International
WQAD - WAND
all 191 news articles
Read More....


UN environmental chief urges global ban on plastic bags
Kansas City Star, MO
By GRACE CHUNG Single-use plastic bags, a staple of American life, have got to go, the United Nations' top environmental official said Monday. Although recycling bags is on the rise in the United States, an estimated 90 billion thin bags a year, ...
Effort to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags San Diego 6
Free Marketing As You Help The Environment Casual Living
Ban on plastic bags far from in the bag China.org.cn
all 30 news articles
Read More....


Environment News Service

On World Oceans Day, survey shows strong support by Americans
The Salinas Californian, CA
On World Oceans Day 2009, data from a sweeping new national environmental survey reveal that Americans are concerned about the health of the ocean and are ready to take personal action to make a difference. "America, the Ocean, and Climate Change: New ...
Video: Celebrating World Oceans Day KSBW
Plastics, cigarettes, food packaging littering the world's oceans USA Today
United Nations warns of untold damage to seas on first World ... Xinhua
Naples Daily News - CNN
all 70 news articles
Read More....


The Tech Herald

Environmental group sues EPA over air pollution in West
The Tech Herald, IN
by Rich Bowden - Jun 8 2009, 06:26 US environmental group WildEarth Guardians has sued the country's chief environmental organisation, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), contending the agency has failed in its duty to "...limit interstate ...
EPA sued over claims of air pollution in West guardian.co.uk
Stop the EPA from Hijacking the Economy Heritage.org
EPA to host meeting on school air quality study WXVT
South Carolina Now
all 17 news articles
Read More....


Environment News Service

Calif. law linking land use, greenhouse gas emissions passes court ...
New York Times, United States
Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Barbara Zuniga tossed out an environmental impact report Friday for a proposed Chevron Corp. refinery expansion in Richmond, Calif., saying the analysis failed to account for the project's greenhouse gas ...
Judge Disallows Environmental Review of Chevron Refinery Expansion Environment News Service
Environmentalists Claim Major Victory in Chevron Decision KCBS
all 4 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 9th, 2009, 1:02, Category: General



Poconos/New York passenger train clears environmental hurdle
Allentown Morning Call, PA
A long-standing effort to resurrect passenger rail service between the Poconos and New York City got a boost Monday with the announcement that the project had received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency. The critical EPA designation ...
Breaking News: Specter, Casey announce I-81 project funding ... Citizens Voice
all 4 news articles
Read More....


The Tech Herald

Environmental group sues EPA over air pollution in West
The Tech Herald, IN
by Rich Bowden - Jun 8 2009, 06:26 US environmental group WildEarth Guardians has sued the country's! chief environmental organisation, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), contending the agency has failed in its duty to "...limit interstate ...
EPA sued over claims of air pollution in West guardian.co.uk
Stop the EPA from Hijacking the Economy Heritage.org
EPA to host meeting on school air quality study WXVT
South Carolina Now
all 17 news articles
Read More....


BP Products Refinery Sued for Violating Texas Environmental Laws
Attorney at Law
“This enforcement action holds BP accountable for failing to comply with environmental, health and safety laws that are intended to protect Texans from harm.” Sloppy maintenance of the facility and substandard operating practices are blamed for ...
BP reports Texas City gasoline unit upset -filing Reuters
BP Reports Flaring At Texas City Refinery Gasoline Unit NASDAQ
Attorney General files suit against BP in Houston Fort Worth Business Press
Southeast Texas Record
all 16 news articles
Read More....


Chicagoist

Exelon: No public threat from Ill. tritium leak
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency's limit for drinking water is 20000 picocuries per liter. But there was no public safety threat because the contaminated water did not appear to ha! ve left the plant, officials said in a written statement. ...
Tritium leak discovered at Dresden Morris Daily Herald
Exelon: No worry over Dresden tritium leak Joliet Herald News
Dresden atomic plant investigates leak United Press International
WQAD - WAND
all 191 news articles
Read More....


UN environmental chief urges global ban on plastic bags
Kansas City Star, MO
By GRACE CHUNG Single-use plastic bags, a staple of American life, have got to go, the United Nations' top environmental official said Monday. Although recycling bags is on the rise in the United States, an estimated 90 billion thin bags a year, ...
Effort to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags San Diego 6
Free Marketing As You Help The Environment Casual Living
Ban on plastic bags far from in the bag China.org.cn
all 30 news articles
Read More....


Environment News Service

On World Oceans Day, survey shows strong support by Americans
The Salinas Californian, CA
On World Oceans Day 2009, data from a sweeping new national environmental survey reveal that Americans are concerned about the health of the ocean and are ready to take personal action to make a difference. "America, the Ocean, and Climate Change: New ...
Video: Celebrating World Oceans Day! KSBW
Plastics, cigarettes, food packaging littering the world's oceans USA Today
United Nations warns of untold damage to seas on f! irst World ... Xinhua
Naples Daily News - CNN
all 69 news articles
Read More....


GulfNews

Deaths in enviro! nmental conflict
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The history of Latin America is one instance after another of a foreign power coming in and taking resources away from indigenous groups. Once it was gold, now it's oil. Just this weekend, at least 13 people (and possibly as many as 100) were killed ...
50 Days of Protest and One Massacre in the Peruvian Amazon Upside Down World
all 947 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 9th, 2009, 0:02, Category: General



GulfNews

Deaths in environmental confl! ict
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The history of Latin America is one instance after another of a foreign power coming in and taking resources away from indigenous groups. Once it was gold, now it's oil. Just this weekend, at least 13 people (and possibly as many as 100) were killed ...
50 Days of Protest and One Massacre in the Peruvian Amazon Upside Down World
all 946 news articles
Read More....


Chicagoist

Exelon: No public threat from Ill. tritium leak
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency's limit for drinking water is 20000 picocuries per liter. But there was no public safety threat because the contaminated water did not appear to have left the plant, officials said in a written statement. ...
Tritium leak discovered at Dresden Morris Daily Herald
Exelon: No worry over Dresden tritium leak Joliet Herald News
Dresden atomic plant investigates leak United Press International
WQAD - WAND
all 191 news articles
Read More....

Environment News Service
Calif. law linking land use, greenhouse gas emissions passes court ...
New York Times, United States
Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Barbara Zuniga tossed out an environmental impact report Friday for a proposed Chevron Corp. refinery expansion in Richmond, Calif., saying the analysis failed to account for the project's greenhouse gas ...
Judge Disallows Environmental Review of Chevron Refinery Expansion Environment News Service
Environmentalists Claim Major Victory in Chevron Decision KCBS
all 4 news articles
Read More....

BP Products Refinery Sued for Violating Texas Environmental Laws
Attorney at Law
“This enforcement action holds BP accountable for failing to comply with environmental, health and safety laws that are intended to protect Texans from harm.” Sloppy maintenance of the facility and substandard operating practices are blamed for ...
BP reports Texas City gasoline unit upset -filing Reuters
BP Reports Flaring At Texas City Refinery Gasoline Unit NASDAQ
Attorney General files suit agains! t BP in Houston Fort Worth Busine! ss Press
Southeast Texas Record
all 16 news articles
Read More....


How green are the airline industry's environmental promises?
guardian.co.uk, UK
As one of the most visible targets of environmental campaigning and activism, the aviation industry is keen to show that it is taking action to cut its carbon emissions. Speaking at the annual general meeting of the industry's trade body, IATA, ...
Read More....


DigitalJournal.com

More Than Just The Tailpipe: Calculating The True Environmental ...
Science Daily (press release)!
Published in IOP Publishing's Environmental Research Letters, researchers from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a framework to help us calculate the true environmental cost of ...
Research: Airliners can be more eco-friendly than trains Register
all 10 news articles
Read More....


Poconos/New York passenger train clears environmental hurdle
Allentown Morning Call, PA
A long-standing effort to resurrect passenger rail service between the Poconos and New York City got a boost Monday with the announcement that the project had received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency. The critical EPA designation ...
Breaking News: Specter, Casey announce I-81 project funding ... Citizens Voice
all 4 news articles
Read More....


Wild Green Yonder: New Aircraft Orders an Environmental Play?
Wall Street Journal Blogs, NY
But could United's plan to buy as many as 150 big planes actually be an environmental play? Fuel costs make or break the airline business. Just today, the International Air Transport Association doubled its forecast for global losses in the industry ...
Read More....


UN environmental chief urges global ban on plastic bags
Kansas City Star, MO
By GRACE CHUNG Single-use plastic bags, a staple of American life, have got to go, the United Nations' top environmental official said Monday. Although recycling bags is on the rise in the United States, an estimated 90 billion thin bags a year, ...
Read More....

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